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>> good morning we're following a number of breaking news stories on this friday, february 20th. a man wasp murdered after being -- a man was murdered after being hit by a barrage of bullets, we'll bring you the details. >> we have record breaking cold today. >> that's why all the public schools in delaware are closed and additional schools in pennsylvania and suburbs are closed or delays, philadelphia is open. the full list what's open what's
delayed scrolling on your screen and at 6abc.com. >> good morning it's friday. we're -- thankful to be working inside. >> reporter: our windchill advisory is in effect. we have windchills 15 to 20 below zero. it's a warning in the poconos where windchills and frostbite will be sooner, i'll show you that in a moment. right now the temperature in philadelphia is 4. trenton hit a new record low of 2 degrees. in fact i think we'll see several records fall. in wilmington it's a new record. zero in allentown. zero in reading and 3 at the airport in atlantic city. windchill values are extreme. 14 below is what it feels like in philadelphia currently. 18 below in wilmington. 19 below in allentown and
reading and lancaster and 15 below in millville. you have to bundle up and cover up as much skin as possible especially if you're outside for a while. in the delaware and lehigh valleys this morning you could get frostbite on unprotected skin in 15 to 30 minutes. in the poconos 15 minutes is all it takes. 4 degrees in philadelphia. 3 above the record there's a shot we get down to 1 degree which would tie the record around 6:00 a.m. by 8:00 a.m., back to 3. 1 by noon. there's the high, 17 greece at 3:00 p.m. cars will have a problem starting up, but the batteries are not fully charged this morning. we've seen problems with disabled vehicles over the past several days. right now we're looking at i-95, the roads are clear and dry traffic is moving fine right here. we have problems on the road in chadds ford, 202 southbound shut
down between hillman drive and marshall road. stick to creek road as the alternate for this early morning accident causing a problem in chadds ford. new jersey turnpike southbound at the walt whitman service area a water main break no food or water. noon turnpike southbound at the walt whitman service area. look at this mess, it's a two-vehicle accident involving a taxi cab. the driver of the cab was trapped and extricated. you can seem the debris on the roads. you went to stick to 6 #nd instead of 63rd near arch where the action cam is live. you can see the police officers blocking the road in the area. you can see parts of the vehicle on the rooted. a horrible scene this morning a
two vehicle accident. watch for 63rd near arch street restrictions near that area. again if you're out there use 62nd as the alternate. >> let's video of the crash that you just talked about karen, as they carried out the cab driver from the horrible accident in west philadelphia. the mangled taxi cab involved in the crash with the other vehicle. we don't know if anyone else was injured. the cab driver was placed in the ambulance rushed to the hospital listed in critical condition. we know he is 50 years old. let's hope he pulls through we'll find out what caused the crash and if anyone else was injured. the temperature at philadelphia international airport is 4. the record low is 1 and we might hit it. 100 people had to battle cold when amtrak train lost power on the tracks. the passengers who were heading
to new york safely boarded another train. eva pilgrim is at septa's fern rock station getting information on how mass transit is getting ready for the morning commute. she'll have a live report at 5:00 a.m. icy roads are blamed for involving a crash with three buses in delaware. 16 children were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. the first bus was slowing down when the third bus started to slide, it hit the second buts which crashed into the -- second bus which crashed into the first. the cold is responsible for 6 deaths in the area. the most recent was an 86-year-old man from allentown. he was found steps from his door yesterday morning. five other cases were in montgomery county over the past month. the coroner said all of the
deceased were senior citizens. check the storm tracker 6 live app, both the hourly and seven-day forecast are there to help you get ready for potentially record cold temperatures. breaking right now a person was ambushed and murdered overnight. the gunman shot a 39-year-old in the head while inside a mercedes benz at 1:30 a.m. the gunman fired seven shots at close range right through the vehicle's windshield. breaking, police say a man was on fire when he was seen running from a house in the city's kensington section that was on fire. the man was taken to temple university hospital to be treated for burns on 60% of his body. it is unclear what started the fire. developing this morning a gunman shot and killed a limo driver in the city's olney neighborhood.
this happened near west tabor road at 9:00 a.m. witnesses say they saw two men open fire. appears they were shooting from outside the limo. the limo driver was pronounced dead at the scene. co-workers said it was a 44-year-old father who was held up multiple times before. armed robbers were at work in west philadelphia. a trio has been praying on people bundled up against the cold and not paying as much attention is they should. surveillance video catches a robbery. it shows a woman walking into her apartment. the 3 bandits follow her in. police are putting out a warning about the cold weather bandits. >> we understand it is cold with the headphones on and the hoods up and not paying attention as they should. don't live in fear, live with awareness. pay attention what's going on. >> through surveillance footage
police identified the suspect as 16-year-old, if you recognize the other bandits contact police. happening today, penn staters came together for their largest fundraising event known as on thon. the 46 hour daniels marathon raises millions for pediatric cancer. abington police escorted the dancers to pennsylvania turnpike. our crews will be covering thon all weekend long, look for chad perdelli's live coverage today as the dance marathon gets going at 6:00 p.m. more stories can you think think -- coming up you can including another leak from snowdon. video shows a person being attacked by a school advisorier
during a basketball game. >> reporter: bundle the kids up with the extra gear and bundle up as much skin if they are on the bus stop this morning it will take 15 to 30 minutes for frostbite to set in on unprotected skin. he will we'll be back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. things get better over the weekend, but we have snow on the way.
>> 4:42, it is friday, we're so close to the record one we might swell just break it and move on okay? >> reporter: let's see if we can do it over the next couple of hours. i've counted three records so far. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry this morning and we are not looking at any precipitation coming in just yet. probably won't see any precipitation until tomorrow and that will change. the story this morning is the cold, yes we have clear skies overhead above center city. yeah we'll be on the dry side today, but it's going to be very very cold as we go through the rest of the day and just
staying that way through the nighttime period and into early tomorrow morning, as well. we're on track. 4 degrees is the current temperature. we have to get to one to tie the record in philadelphia. we think there's a chance of that over the next hour and half or so. winds west/northwest at 15 miles per hour. the windchills that's the story feels like 14 below in philadelphia. worlds in the northern and western suburbs. this is the sort of windchill conditions that can cause frostbite in a hurry so bundle up. the windchills are with us all day, although they get better in the afternoon. satellite shows a lack of significant cloud cover but it will be blustery and cold all the way. we'll creep our way 11 degrees by 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m., 17 is the high, we'll be back in the mid teens by 5:00 p.m. when you look at high temperatures, keep in mind it will feel like below zero all the way today and this morning
it's well below zero. but for what it's worth, 17 in philadelphia. 24 in april kay. 14 in allentown. it will feel like 15 in philadelphia. in the poconos we have a windchill warning it's an advisory until 11:00 a.m. clouds increase as the day goes on. by 2:00 p.m., the northern and western suburbs places like allentown and reading will have to be on the look out for snow. about # or 4:00 p.m. that snow is in philadelphia. 5:30 it's starting to push off the majority of the region. might be mixing down south rain and sleet. the good news here warm air will be coming in from the south during the evening. by 11:00 everybody is changed over to rain. there might be a period of sleeting in the lehigh valley and reading and some areas north and west.
what are we looking at? for snowfall, 1 to 3 inches from philadelphia south. everybody changes over to rain on saturday evening. your exclusive accuweather seven day. 17 is the high, dangerous cold out there. bundle up and cover up today okay. 9 is the overnight low. saturday in the afternoon we increase the temperature to 33. it won't be as raw but we have the snow arriving you see the temperatures arriving in the evening hours and snow changes to rain. sunday we'll have rain in the morning, but it may shut off quickly in the afternoon we dry out and might see sun return. we're looking at a high of 46. you might want to get on it there while the temperature is in the 40s and the rain is done. 27 on monday, 28 on tuesday wednesday, 36. a shot of flurries maybe snow. >> not going to work for me.
>> reporter: laugh laugh. >> new on "action news," a faculty students basketball game in florida was a big foul. a counselor is caught slamming a female teacher to the ground. the victim told police he became increasingly aggressive during the game and body slamming her. two children were playing and they see the whole brutal attack. he no longer works at the school. the victim was not hurt, just very soar. police say a suspected car thief used his cell phone to take a selfie video while driving around town in a stolen vehicle. officers pulled 0 over kenneth davis in a truck. after they looked at his show they saw several videos of him driving around in another truck that was stolen. he is in jail facing a slew of charges. time for a first look of business at the big board.
the national security agency hacked into a dutch company and stole codes that allowed government to eavesdrop on cell phones worldwide. that's leaked by edward snowdon. britain's spy agency helped nsa do this. full and part-time walmart workers are getting a raise. the world at largest retailer is bumping up their pay $9 an hour, $2 above the federal minimum wage. walmart says workers will have more control over their schedules. stocks were mixed on thursday, futures indicate we'll be in the red at the opening bell. apple wants to do something else secretly working on developing is car. the tech giant is pushing its team to begin production on a all electric vehicle on the year
>> welcome back you're taking a live look out across center city. incredibly cold this morning technically that is saying 6 degrees, but it could feel 15 below zero if not a little bit more, so bundle up if you're heading out this morning. >> hi, karen how you doing? >> reporter: i'm doing great. let's look at the big picture we have problems here, water main break strawberry mansion at ridge avenue we have icy conditions in the area because of the water main break. allegheny avenue is your best alternate right there. in west philadelphia we have the closure of 52nd and locust street because of monday's fire. spring garden and the be schuylkill expressway eastbound traffic heading toward center city. no problems there. the action cam is on the scene of a nasty accident this morning, look at this one in
west philadelphia. a two vehicle accident involving a taxi cab. the driver of the cab was trapped and extricated, but a horrible scene be careful 63rd at arch. stick to 62nd as the alternate. 202 southbound shut down between hillman and marshall road. use creek road, route 100 as the alternate. >> police in las vegas mailed arrest in the road rage incident. police took the person into custody. her husband said his murdered wife frequently tried to help him giving him money and food. >> we know this boy. i couldn't tell you this before, he knew write lived we knew how
bad he was but but we didn't know he was this bad that he had gotten to this point. >> reporter: police say myers spotted a speeding car went home and got her son and set out to find the driver. during a exchange of gunfire myers was shot in the head. >> oscars air on sunday night on 6abc. construction crews are putting on the finishing touches at the dolby theater in los angeles. that's a live look at the theater which will be filled with hollywood's elite in two days. the red carpet is already set to make sure it stays in pristine condition, crews keep it covered in plastic until the weekend. the action team has released their own oscar winners.
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good morning, it is 5:00 a.m. on this friday, february 20th. i wonder what's going on. >> it's cold out there. accuweather says records could fall this morning before snow moves in tomorrow. >> developing this morning a limo driver is gunned down now philadelphia police are out there on the hunt for his killer. >> to warm your hearts, a local couple shares their secrets for being married for more than 7 decades. >> all public schools in the state of delaware will be closed due to the bitter cold. dozens of additional schools in pennsylvania and new jersey are reporting closures and delays. the philadelphia school district will be open today. the full list is scrolling on the screen and available at 6abc.com. >> how cold is it in here's dave and karen, good morning. >> reporter: pretty uncomfortable out there. we have a windchill advisory in effect. it's a warning in